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Blood Pressure Hypertension Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Pressure Hypertension.

Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Supplements for a Healthy Heart

So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su...  Read more

The Sleep Quiz

Snoring is a common problem, especially among men, but it isn’t harmful. (True / False)   You can “cheat” on the amount of sleep you get. (True / False)   It is important to maint...  Read more

Weight Loss Supplements: Fact or Fiction?

Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p...  Read more

12 Heart-Smart Tips You Haven't Heard

When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I...  Read more

HELP! blood sugar too high!
Updated 11/24/2015 4:05:05 PM

Hi....For the last few weeks, my blood sugar has been way too high...up to 300 every day....I need some help to get it down....what do you do, take pills, eat to manage your blood sugar level? thanks!...  Read more

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how
Updated 11/21/2015 4:54:58 PM

Donating blood today. Anyone have some tips on how this will affect the daily tracking?...  Read more

I have several questions about tracking blood pres
Updated 11/22/2015 12:49:34 PM

I have several questions about tracking blood pressure, blood sugar and water intake. there is no way to put in daily blood pressure and blood sugar reading. The water intake although you can put it in there is no report or charge that gives you your...  Read more

So I am new to this my blood sugar is a little ele
Updated 11/21/2015 11:40:08 PM

So I am new to this my blood sugar is a little elevated and I have gained 100lbs and am trying to get healthy not only for me but for my 10 month old son I am trying infused water and healthy smoothies and am looking for a friend to swap recipes with...  Read more

What helped me to balance blood pressure was havin

What helped me to balance blood pressure was having water with a cinnamon stick in it all day, ask your doctor first, or search and read but I can tell it helped me a lot! But too much of it may not be too good....  Read more

Garlic Can Help

Garlic helps lower blood pressure, controls blood sugar increasing the release of insulin in diabetics, and blood cholesterol...  Read more



South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

You're Never Too Young for High Blood Pressure

When I was young, I remember my grandmother religiously taking her blood pressure medication.  I always thought that high blood pressure was mostly a problem for the elderly, but that's no longer the case.  According to statistics from...  Read more

What's Up: Health News You Should Know

One in 3 adults (about 72 million people) have high blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension. Many doctors don't know blood pressure guidelines, and they often don't start treatment soon enough in middle age men. Though the recommended blood p...  Read more